Clark Gregg appeared today on PBS’s Tavis Smiley, where he introduced the eighth clip from Marvel’s The Avengers, featuring his fan-favorite Phil Coulson character being somewhat starstruck by Captain America (Chris Evans). “It’s an honor to meet you … officially,” the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent gushes. “I sort of met you. I mean, I watched you. While you were sleeping. I mean, I was present … while you were unconscious.”
Opening May 4, director Joss Whedon’s The Avengers also stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Cobie Smulders as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill and Stellan Skarsgård as Dr. Selvig.
Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures Marvel’s The Avengers — the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.